International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world?s oldest and largest global environmental organization. IUCN has formed a working group focused on Connectivity Conservation around the world, the Connectivity Specialist Group.
Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) promotes connectivity conservation along the spine of the Rocky Mountains from Yellowstone National Park to Canada?s Yukon Territory.
Africa?s colonial rulers carved up the continent with arbitrary international borders, to the detriment of wildlife habitats and native cultures. The Peace Parks Foundation works across these borders to create trans boundary protected areas, such as the Kavango Zambezi Trans Frontier Conservation Area.
Elephants Without Borders strives to identify wildlife migratory corridors, secure wild habitats and elevate conservation of all wildlife. The largest mammal that walks the earth is now leading the way to help save vast areas of wild lands and the biodiversity they support. EWB?s vision, to open borders for Africa?s wildlife through education and research will help ensure future generations share their lives with these great giants.
Serengeti Watch was formed to oppose a road and rail project that would have bisected Serengeti National Park and threatened the Great Migration, the world?s grandest gathering of wildlife. Serengeti Watch continues to lobby for protection of the park, including the Mau forest, the headwaters of the vital Mara River.
The Center for Large Landscape Conservation exists to advocate policy and strategy that champions ecological connectivity, advance science that informs critical decision-making, communities of invested stakeholders around large-scale conservation solutions.
The Wildlands Network has pioneered thinking about connectivity and large landscape conservation. Their vision of four Wildways spans the entire continent of North America.
The American Prairie Reserve is creating the largest nature reserve in the United States.
The Wildlife Conservation Society has pushed the U.S. Forest Service to create the first federally designated wildlife corridor, the Path of the Pronghorn, the Path of the Pronghorn (POP), corridor between Grand Teton National Park and the Wyoming?s Upper Green River Valley, is one of the longest remaining terrestrial mammal migration corridors in North America, and the longest left in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is working on connectivity projects in the Himalayas. The Terai Arc is an effort to protect tiger habitat while enhancing the safety and livlihoods of Nepal?s rural poor.
The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative is a strategic response to the impacts of climate change, invasive species, land clearing and other threats to the unique biodiversity and iconic landscapes of Australia. Bringing people and organizations together, our mission is to protect, restore and reconnect important areas of habitat along the entire 3,600 kilometre length of the Great Eastern Ranges from western Victoria to far north Queensland.
Founded by the late Doug Tompkins and his wife, Kris Tompkins, Tompkins Conservation, is dedicated to establishing and protecting big, wild landscapes in Chile and Argentina where all the native plants and animals thrive. For two decades, this team has been creating national parks, recovering imperiled wildlife, implementing ecological agriculture, promoting healthy local communities, and supporting leading-edge activism.